Originally Posted by OneMoreSucka
Balkman needs a consistent jumper before he gets that much playing time. As much as I love him when he plays, those hustle points in the paint only go so far.
I love Balkman but i don't believe he has a place on this team - he doesn't fit. He is a small forward that can't score. He gives lots of hustle, rebounds and junk baskets which is GREAT for a bench player with his skillset if he is a PF/C. As it is he is too undersized for a team that starts Carmelo at the 3, he is in sufficient to replace Melo off the bench, and too small to fill in for Kenyon or Nene